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Adapting canonical texts in children's literature

Author: Anja Müller
Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury Academic, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Cross-cultural studies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Adapting canonical texts in children's literature.
New York : Bloomsbury Academic, 2013
(DLC) 2012041380
(OCoLC)818465789
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anja Müller
ISBN: 9781441164278 1441164278 9781283950633 9781441152817 1441152814 1283950634
OCLC Number: 825067719
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction: Adapting Canonical Texts in and for Children's Literature / Anja Müller --
Shakespeare for Girls: Victorian vs. Contemporary Prose Versions of Hamlet and The Merchant of Venice / Laura Tosi --
Shylock's Daughter (Shylock's Tochter): Nathan and his Children (Nathan und seine Kinder): Miriam Pressler's Adaptations of European Classics for Young-adult Readers / Jana Mikota --
Shakespeare in Children's Literature, Two Approaches: Susan Cooper's King of Shadows and Tad Williams' Caliban's Hour / Eva Oppermann --
Shakespeare for Beginners: The Animated Tales from Shakespeare and the Case Study of Julius Caesar / Maddalena Pennacchia --
Adapting and Parodying Shakespeare for Young Adults: John Marsden's Hamlet and Andy Griffiths' Just Macbeth! / Mark MaCleod --
Shakespeare Comic Books: Visualizing the Bard For a Young Audience / Anja Müller --
Adapting an Old English Epic: The Case of Rosemary Sutcliff's Beowulf: Dragonslayer / Lukasz Neubauer --
The Kids Of The Round Table: Arthurian Legends Adapted for Children and Young Adults / Anne Klaus --
Downsizing Dickens: Adaptations of Oliver Twist for the Child Reader / Elizabeth Thiel --
The Nutcracker from ETA Hoffmann to Matthew Bourne: Adaptation of a Children's Story with Adult Messages / Jan Keane --
Pinocchio in English / Iain Halliday --
To Be or Not to Be a Canonical Text of Children's Literature: Polish and Italian Translations of Winnie-the-Pooh.
Responsibility: edited by Anja Müller.

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